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Star Reloaders / Re: New Member, "New" Star
« on: July 24, 2022, 05:58:51 pm »
I didn't know Inline made mounting plates for the Star, I can't find them on the website. It looks really neat.

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Star Reloaders / Re: Text Files
« on: July 24, 2022, 05:54:03 pm »
Still works here.

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Survey Says... / Re: Foreign IP addresses banned?
« on: May 15, 2022, 04:08:09 am »
Bruce,
I got it sorted out. I tried from another computer on the same network, and I could access the site. Very strange. I deleted all my browser data, and now I can luckily access the site again without using a US proxy.

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Survey Says... / Foreign IP addresses banned?
« on: May 04, 2022, 05:59:25 am »
I get a message that my user is banned. Did the forum block foreign IP addresses? When not logged in, I get a message that my user (Guest) is banned too.

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Thank you very much.  I thought about the possibility that they were part of the accompanying Luber/Sizer but didn't see any info on that one either.

Very much appreciate your reply.

EDIT:  Now I see it :  the 5101 die extractor pieces.  The bullet remover was threaded in the wrong way.

I am very happy to help!

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Star Reloaders / Re: Two additional accessories for a Star - what are they?
« on: December 29, 2021, 06:05:51 pm »
They are the parts in a die extractor for a Star sizer.

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Star Reloaders / Re: Adjustable Powder Charge Bar
« on: December 14, 2021, 01:36:04 pm »
A forum member here made one for me a while back, and it works beautifully. I have not experienced that the powder drops change over time.
I might be interested in a couple more if you decide to make extras.

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Star History / Re: Bruce Willimans
« on: February 11, 2021, 03:43:29 am »
Bruce is invaluable to the Star community. His wealth of knowledge, passion and helpfulness is mainly why the Star community is alive and kicking. The Star brand could not be in better hands. I bet there are more operational Stars now than there have been in many years.

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Stars Want to Sell/Want to Buy / Re: WTB star universal
« on: January 29, 2021, 04:16:05 am »
Contact Bruce Williams, rbwillnj here on this forum. I'm sure he can set you up.

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Star Reloaders / Re: Parted out Machines on eBay - Buyer Beware!
« on: January 09, 2021, 03:00:10 pm »
Bruce, thanks a lot for the heads-up!

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Loading Data & Reloading Procedures / Re: Loading Hi-Tek coated bullets
« on: December 30, 2020, 02:48:21 pm »
Hey FOR_Star,
That's right, I purchased quick change plates for all my Stars. I believe Dan had the template already, or I sent it to him, I don't quite remember. But anyway, I like to operate my Stars turned a little sideways to easier seat bullets, so I drilled new holes. They work very well, I have no complaints. Dan makes excellent stuff.


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Loading Data & Reloading Procedures / Re: Loading Hi-Tek coated bullets
« on: December 05, 2020, 02:40:23 pm »
I have been loading Hitek bullets on my Stars, and have had zero problems. You need to apply a little more bell to the case mouth than when loading jacketed or naked lead bullets in order to protect the coating. Here you can see me load some 44-40 with Hitek-coated bullets.

https://youtu.be/rOdlFX9a1HE

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Star History / I came by an interesting video today
« on: October 26, 2020, 06:40:27 pm »
https://youtu.be/jDP8BRSEjrA?t=761
The fun starts at around the 12:40 mark.

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Star Reloaders / Ray-vin discontinued their Star addons
« on: April 09, 2019, 04:05:16 pm »
Looks like Ray and Ruby are no longer offering their case kicker and indexer for the Star. That's really too bad, I was planning on purchasing the indexer, but was too late. I have the case kicker on all my presses, they work flawlessly and are really well made.

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